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Protecting Your Kids From Social Mapping

by Barbara J. Feldman April 24, 2010

“Location, location, location,” is the saying normally quoted by real estate professionals or anyone referring to how important location is with regards to property or real estate. However, it turns out that location is much more important to many people than you’d think, especially in the digital age. Social mapping is one way in which […]

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How to Detect Spyware on Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman July 15, 2009

Most spyware is relatively harmless and won’t do much damage to your PC’s hard drive; however, some spyware applications can destroy your hard drive while stealing your valuable personal information. The biggest problem for most people is detecting spyware on a computer before does too much damage. If you suspect your computer may be infected […]

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What MySpace is Doing to Protect Others From Hoaxes

by Barbara J. Feldman July 23, 2008

MySpace has over three hundred million users on its social network; adults, teenagers, and young children. After the Megan Meier MySpace hoax many parents became increasingly concerned about the safety of their young children and teenagers using not only MySpace, but other social networking web sites as well. To meet the overwhelming concern by its […]

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Protecting Your Children From Being Victims from Social Networking Hoaxes

by Barbara J. Feldman July 23, 2008

Social networking has become one of the most popular ways to find friends, family, and form new relationships with people all over the world. You can use social networks to write journal entries, post pictures for family and friends to see, and join social network groups with millions around the country. There is a growing […]

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Protecting Your Computers on a Wireless Home Network

by Barbara J. Feldman January 7, 2008

Computers that are on a wireless in-home network have different security issues than do computers who are not connected to a wireless network. When you set up a wireless network there are also unique security settings that need to be adjusted. Unfortunately, not all people who install a wireless network have the patience to look […]

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Tips For Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Fraud Online

by Barbara J. Feldman November 26, 2007

Whether you are online or shopping at your local department store, there is going to be some level of risk involved with using your credit card. Thieves and scammers are becoming increasingly skilled at stealing your financial information and using it to their advantage. Online shoppers are particularly apprehensive about credit card fraud while they […]

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